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Celebrities Who Are Rooting for the Cubs

Including Bill Murray with an awesome shirt
By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff
Posted Nov 1, 2016 10:21 AM CDT
Celebrities Who Are Rooting for the Cubs
Actor Bill Murray sings during the seventh inning stretch of Game 3 of the Major League Baseball World Series between the Cleveland Indians and the Chicago Cubs Friday, Oct. 28, 2016, in Chicago.   (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

(Newser) – The Chicago Cubs need to beat the Cleveland Indians both Tuesday and Wednesday nights if they want to win the World Series for the first time since 1908—and there are a number of celebrities hoping they do just that. CBS rounds up celebrities who have been spotted rooting for the Cubs at Wrigley Field this season, as well as a couple other notable fans:

  • Bill Murray: The avid Cubs fan, who also did a White House press briefing focused on the team, has been spotted at Wrigley numerous times—and once he was wearing a shirt stating, "I ain't afraid of no goat," a reference to a goat-related curse that is said to plague the Cubs.

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  • Dwayne Wayde and Jimmy Butler: They're sort of required to support the Cubs, since they play for another Chicago team—the Bulls.
  • Blackhawks captains Duncan Keith, Brent Seabrook, and Jonathan Toews: CBS even has video of these Chicago sports VIPs singing "Take Me Out to the Ballgame" during the 7th inning stretch.
  • Vince Vaughn: The actor was last spotted at Wrigley for an August game.
Click for the complete list, including video of a dejected Eddie Vedder. (Read more Chicago Cubs stories.)

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